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Siena College: Tenure Track Animal Physiologist

(posted 2017-09-11)


The Siena College Biology Department is accepting applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure-track position, beginning fall 2018 – Animal Physiologist. Candidate must be broadly trained in biology and have a Ph.D. in the biological sciences. Post-doctoral research and/or teaching experience strongly preferred. The teaching load is 9 contact-hours per semester. Teaching duties will include an upper-division comparative animal physiology course with lecture and laboratory sections. In addition, all biology faculty assist with introductory courses such as General Biology I, General Biology II, and/or Writing and Research Skills for Biologists. The successful candidate will be committed to teaching undergraduates and to developing a research program that involves undergraduates. A research lab and initial startup funds will be provided.

Requirements: Candidate must be broadly trained in biology and have a Ph.D. in the biological sciences. Post-doctoral research and/or teaching experience strongly preferred. A background screening will be required.

Siena College is located near Albany in the Capital District of upstate New York, the state's fourth largest metro area. Situated near the Adirondack Mountains in the beautiful Hudson River Valley, the Capital District offers ample outdoor and cultural activities and is only a few hours by car from New York City, Boston, and Montreal. The Biology Department consists of 14 full-time faculty members and over 300 majors. Additional information about our department and facilities can be found at http://www.siena.edu/biology/. Further questions about the position can be directed to Dr. James Angstadt at angstadt@siena.edu. To apply, submit a pdf document file that includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching experience and interests, a description of a prospective research program, and three letters of recommendation (submitted separately). Applications deadline is October 18, 2017.

Siena College is committed to attracting, supporting, and retaining a diverse faculty. We actively encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, veterans, and others from under-represented groups who may make a positive contribution to the diversification of ideas and perspectives.

Siena College is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Electronic submission through the following link is required: http://siena.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=89137